Blackhawk Hills Regional Council Regional Planner

Job Category: Temporary, Full-Time Project Coordinator

Experience Required: Master’s degree in urban and regional planning, public policy, or related field At least one to two years of experience working with the public in community and economic development

Compensation: $23.08 per hour + benefits

Hours per Week: 40

Duration: September 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022

About Blackhawk Hills Regional Council (BHRC)

Based in Rock Falls, IL, BHRC is a not-for-profit regional planning organization that serves various governments and other stakeholders in Carroll, Jo Daviess, Lee, Ogle, Stephenson, and Whiteside counties in Northwest Illinois. We are located within two hours of the following metro areas: Chicago, Rockford, DeKalb, Milwaukee (WI), Madison (WI), Dubuque (IA), and the Quad Cities (IA + IL).

About the Position

The Regional Planner supports BHRC’s efforts to help Northwest Illinois respond to and recover from the impacts of COVID-19 on the region’s economy.

Working Environment

The Regional Planner works out of the BHRC office, located at 309 1st Ave in Rock Falls, IL, and remotely. Occasional regional travel is anticipated.

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